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Israel Imposes Travel Ban On 20 Foreign Ngos Over Boycott Movement

It follows up on a law passed a year ago that bars visits by non-citizens and non-residents who support the boycott or belong to organizations that do. The movement has, predictably, caused anxiety among Israelis . "This move is reminiscent of South Africa's apartheid regime which also prepared blacklists in order to punish people and prevent the entry of those opposed to its racist policies". [Full Article...]

Olympics keeping door open for North Korea

The North Korea delegation is being led by veteran negotiator Ri Son-gwon, who chairs the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea, a state agency in charge of inter-Korean affairs, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported. Moon's government wants to resume temporary reunions of families separated by war and work out measures to reduce threats in frontline areas. The drills' suspension... [Full Article...]

Northern Ireland Secretary of State James Brokenshire resigns due to ill health

Northern Ireland Secretary of State James Brokenshire resigns due to ill health If Northern Ireland's politicians think her lack of experience means Ms Bradley will be a soft touch, however, they might consider how she has confounded low expectations in the past. The Northern Ireland Office confirmed that Mr Brokenshire has resigned, but would not confirm reports that his decision was based on health grounds. [Full Article...]

Iran says will have U.S. "regret" any mistake on nuclear deal

Iran says will have U.S. Iran signed the accord in 2015 with six world powers, agreeing to curb its nuclear programme in exchange for the lifting of many global sanctions. Iran said on Monday it might reconsider its cooperation with the U.N. The worldwide community and our region will be the biggest loser, since a successful experience in the global arena will be lost", he added. He added that any grave mistake by t... [Full Article...]

Leaked tapes reveal Egypt's support for Trump's Jerusalem decision

Leaked tapes reveal Egypt's support for Trump's Jerusalem decision At the time , White House aides insisted that the move had nothing to do with uproar in the region over the Trump administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. He will meet with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, Jordan's King Abdullah II and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, said the White House. [Full Article...]

Sheriff's deputy shot, killed in the line of duty

Sheriff's deputy shot, killed in the line of duty The injured deputy was transported in critical condition to Saint Joseph's Hospital in Tacoma where he later died. McCartney was married and had three young sons, according to KOMO-TV . A manhunt for the second suspect is underway. They did not immediately say how the white suspect died. Pierce County Sheriff's Department set up tipline for any information about the fatal shooting of Deputy M... [Full Article...]

As 'Fire And Fury' Goes On Sale, Trump Attacks Keep Coming

As 'Fire And Fury' Goes On Sale, Trump Attacks Keep Coming In a series of early morning tweets , Trump claimed that Democrats and the media, out to get him, were "taking out the old Ronald Reagan playbook and screaming mental stability and intelligence". "Suddenly everywhere people are going, 'Oh my God, it's true, he has no clothes.' That's the background to the perception and the understanding that will finally end ... [Full Article...]

Billionaire donor Steyer says he won't run for office in 2018

Billionaire donor Steyer says he won't run for office in 2018 Steyer said he'll use his money similarly in 2018. He said more than 4 million people have signed the online petition. Steyer's decision removes some of the drama from California's races for governor and U.S. "We're going to register voters, then encourage them to participate". Steyer didn't say whether he was supporting de León in the Senate race. In response the president referred to Steye... [Full Article...]

Attorneys Prepping for Possible Trump Interview With Mueller in Russia Investigation

Attorneys Prepping for Possible Trump Interview With Mueller in Russia Investigation Deutsche Bank has reportedly been subpoenaed by special counsel Robert Mueller to provide information on President Trump's accounts. "It has instead focused on unrelated, decade-old business dealings - specifically, Ukraine political campaign consulting activities of Mr. [Full Article...]

Search Continues, Day Two Canceled

Search Continues, Day Two Canceled Kisiah was found alive at about 11:30 p.m. Thursday along with the pair's capsized boat in Pahokee, on the southeast shore of the lake. Search crews are looking for a fisherman who went missing during a fishing tournament on Florida's Lake Okeechobee . [Full Article...]

How Trump's wall pledge is complicating a DACA bill for 'Dreamers'

How Trump's wall pledge is complicating a DACA bill for 'Dreamers' But Democrats have been pushing for a permanent DACA solution in exchange for funding the government. "But I am anxious about the cost", said Ali Noorani, executive director of the National Immigration Forum. The sources also said Mr. Democrats want equal increases for defense and non-defense programs. That demand is a nonstarter for congressional Democrats, whose support would be required to ... [Full Article...]

BBC editor Carrie Gracie quits over 'secretive and illegal' gender pay structure

BBC editor Carrie Gracie quits over 'secretive and illegal' gender pay structure Gracie said two male global editors at the BBC earned "at least 50% more" than their two female counterparts. Ms Gracie said she left her role as editor of the corporation's Beijing bureau last week, but would remain with the BBC. She called for the BBC to "admit the problem, apologize and set in place an equal, fair and transparent pay structure". New laws forcing companies with more than 250... [Full Article...]

Princess Charlotte's First Day of School Photos Are the Most Adorable

Princess Charlotte's First Day of School Photos Are the Most Adorable The snaps were taken by mother Kate Middleton , according to Kensington Palace, who shared the snaps on their Twitter page today (8 January). Princess Charlotte's first-day-of-school photo is here! The princess turns 3 years old in May. [Full Article...]

Brandon Lewis named new Tory chairman after Grayling announced in Twitter blunder

The tweet was swiftly deleted as Mr Lewis became the first person to arrive at Number 10, where he was later announced as Sir Patrick's replacement, and as minister without portfolio. Others such as James Cleverly and Tom Tugendhat could fare well, although they may have to wait until junior minister appointments are revealed, which is expected tomorrow. [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Ends Temporary Immigration Status For 200000 Salvadorans

Trump Administration Ends Temporary Immigration Status For 200000 Salvadorans Monday is the deadline for deciding the future of a protected status for nationals of El Salvador, and the Department of Homeland Security is widely expected to announce an end to the program, which has offered work permits and the right to live in the United States. [Full Article...]

Theresa May confirms cabinet reshuffle will take place "soon"

Explaining his decision, a source close to Mr Brokenshire said: "He has a small lesion on his right lung and is getting major surgery in the next couple of weeks". Overall the reshuffle will be more extensive than that carried out by Mrs May following her humiliation in last year's general election when she felt able to make only limited changes to the Cabinet. [Full Article...]

United States faces criticism at UNSC for exploiting situation in Iran

United States faces criticism at UNSC for exploiting situation in Iran The meeting began as a closed-door session but the United States was able to ensure a second, open phase of talks thereafter, despite resistance from Russia, France, Bolivia and other members. The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) remained divided to discuss the situation in Iran and most UNSC members criticized the United States for exploiting the issue. [Full Article...]

Nifty Hits 10600 Mark & Sensex Crosses 34300

Nifty Hits 10600 Mark & Sensex Crosses 34300 The Indian benchmark indices closed at an all-time high on Monday on strong gains in pharmaceutical, IT and banking stocks. It broke the previous record of 10,558.85 reached on January 5. Meanwhile, real estate developer Sobha Ltd rose as much as 14.8 per cent to its highest since March 12, 2008 after the company reported a 52 percent rise in sales volume and 92 percent rise in total sales value f... [Full Article...]

Jammu and Kashmir: Four held for playing Pak anthem during cricket match

Jammu and Kashmir: Four held for playing Pak anthem during cricket match The incident came to light after a 1-minute 46-second video surfaced on Facebook. In the viral video, two cricket teams - one in green and other in white - were seen standing in line while Pakistan's national anthem "Pak Sarzameen" is played in the background. [Full Article...]

Fire breaks out on the roof of Trump Tower in NY

Fire breaks out on the roof of Trump Tower in NY His main residence is the White House, although he maintains a luxurious apartment in Trump Tower. Videos on social media show plumes of smoke rising during the early morning in New York City. this time literally. The fire looks contained to a small penthouse on one of the upper floors. The president was not in the building when the fire erupted. [Full Article...]


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